THE NATION: A Clearer Voice?

The U.S., in trying to fill its role of world leadership, has had some trouble deciding just what is the standard to which the nations should repair. Freedom is part of the summons, but political freedom has different meanings in different circumstances, and it depends, in idea and in practice, upon political order.

In many critical areas of the world there is not enough order to make political freedom by itself a program with any strong attraction to the masses of men. Every year the free world sees more clearly that the appeal of Communism is not so much to...

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